TIL that NFL QB Drew Bledsoe sheared a blood vessel from a hit. He most likely would have died but a team doctor caught it before he went home. The case is now taught to med students as a reason to not “jump to conclusions”. Bledsoe was replaced by a young QB named Tom Brady, his first game.

Read more: https://www.si.com/nfl/2016/09/22/drew-bledsoe-hit-tom-brady-mo-lewis-jets

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  1. Unfortunately doctors have 5 seconds to jump to conclusions before they’re on to the next thing, none of have the luxury of an NFL team doctor with time to think anything over.

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